Goričan

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Goričan
Municipality
Motel
Motel
Goričan is located in Croatia
Goričan
Goričan
Location of Goričan in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°23′N 16°41′E / 46.383°N 16.683°E / 46.383; 16.683
Country  Croatia
County Međimurje
Government
 • Municipal mayor Mario Moharić
Area
 • Total 21.50 km2 (8.30 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,823
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40324 Goričan
Area code(s) 040
Website www.gorican.hr

Goričan (Hungarian: Muracsány) is a municipality in Međimurje County, Croatia.

Goričan is the only village belonging to the municipality. Its population in the 2011 census was 2,823.[1] Of the entire population, 2,763 people identified themselves as Croats.[2]

Goričan is located in the eastern part of Međimurje County, near the Croatian-Hungarian border and the Mura. The nearby populated places include the villages of Donji Kraljevec (Hungarian: Murakirály) and Hodošan (Hungarian: Hodosány) in Međimurje County, as well as the town of Letenye in Hungary. The border checkpoint between Goričan and Letenye is located around 3 kilometres from the centre of the village. The border checkpoint is also the place where the Croatian A4 motorway becomes the Hungarian M7 motorway, or the other way around.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Goričan". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Međimurje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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Coordinates: 46°23′N 16°41′E / 46.383°N 16.683°E / 46.383; 16.683